Friday Jul 4
Tipton Police Dept. Adds K9 Officer
Tome Smolek of Lowden and his sons Dominik, age 5 and Zachary, age 7, meet Bullet, Tipton's new police dog at City Park in Tipton on Friday, July 4, 2014.
North Cedar High School to Close in 2015
North Cedar High School in Stanwood will close its doors in 2015. Members of the North Cedar Community School District's school board voted 3-2 during a meeting Monday to approve closing the building and moving grades nine through 12 to North Cedar Middle School in Clarence.
B.A. Morelli wrote a new blog post: Iowa bill pits apprenticeships as sound alternative to college
Chris Thompson, 28, of Lowden, and Ryan Edwards, 31, of Cedar Rapids, spent part of Thursday afternoon testing flow rates on a pump typical in a waste water treatment plant as part of a hands-on lab at the electrical apprenticeship training center in Cedar Rapids.